Larry Brooks

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Location Pasadena, California, United States
Introduction Born in New York State, Larry was a Fine Arts Painting major before moving to Los Angeles. He studied with noted New York painters: Joop Sanders, George Wexler, and Alex Minewski, among others. As a designer and art director in the entertainment industry, Larry designed album covers for recording artists such as B.B. King, Chicago, Linda Ronstadt, Danny Elfman, and Steppenwolf, as well as many other Rock and Roll and Motown artists. In 2003, he was selected as one of 100 artists in the U.S. to create an individual artwork (for a book, “The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were”, and exhibition, which travelled to galleries and museums across the country for two years, beginning in Los Angeles at Track 16 Gallery, and ending at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. Larry’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group shows over the past 20 years and is in private and corporate collections. He currently works and lives in Pasadena, California and is an Artist Member of The California Art Club, and a member of the Oil Painters of America and the International Guild of Realism.
Interests Some Favorite Artists, John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, Odd Nerdrum, Thomas Eakins, Willem DeKooning, Jasper Johns, Rembrandt, Sorolla, hundreds more.